Senior Authorised Engineer

Ref No. EMP454216
Salary £45,000 - £54,400/annum
Location Worthing, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Now Interviewing


My client SOuthern Water are looking for a Senior Authorized Engineer with High Voltage electrical experience to join their team on a permanent staff basis, working from thei offices in Worthing.


HV experience

The Job

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Authorised Engineer to join our team on permanent basis. The Senior Authorised Engineer delivers a lead management role to ensure appropriate Management Plans are in place for statutory compliance and effective operation. This is a regional role with a flexible location and it comes with an attractive salary of up to £54400 (depending on experience) and other business benefits.

There duties include overall responsibility for high voltage activities within the business (Operational and Construction) as well as being the subject matter expert for mechanical and electrical operational and maintenance work. The role also manages the competency assessment programme for technicians and apprentices. As a part of your role you will need to ensure that robust engineering procedures and safe systems of work are effectively delivered within the MEICA, WS, WWAG and WWBG areas of Operations. You will be managing a team of four and will be able to utilise the Senior Authorised Persons to undertake MEICA related safety investigations into incidents, near misses or hazards.

To be successful in this role you must be a Professional Engineer with significant experience of engineering procedures and have an in-depth knowledge of Statutory Duties within MEICA work that need to be met by the Business. Experience in High Voltage Electrical Systems is essential for this role. Please note that due to this being a regional role, fair amount of travel will be expected and you will be provided with business needs car and you must hold a full clean driving licence.

Why work for Southern Water?
Our engineers, scientists, technicians, customer and corporate service team's work together to provide water and wastewater services to more than 4.6 million people across the South East.

Working for us, you will:
* Receive a competitive package including pension and 25 days annual leave
* Play a vital role in your community
* Help to safeguard our natural resources for future generations
* Live and work in a region that includes more than 800km of pristine coastline
* Benefit from a programme of formal training
* Have access to free on-site parking and use of our subsidised café
* Have the opportunity to join in with our social clubs / events
* Be close to local amenities (gym)

If you are a current Southern Water employee, please confirm within your application that you have informed your Line Manager that you are applying for this role.

Southern Water is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender or disability; complies with all relevant UK legislation.

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. You will need to provide evidence of eligibility and current proof of address (dated within the last 3 months), if you do not meet these criteria your application will not be considered.

Please note that due to the nature of the role DBS check may be required.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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